Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

All the public roads in the area can be used for mountain biking.

There are five official mountain bike routes in the area which all cost the day visitor fee per person

BAKKRANS

Bakkrans has superb private two wheel tracks in beautiul scenery for mountain biking.

KROMRIVIER

  • Gonnafontein

Permits from the office at Kromrivier

DWARSRIVIER

  • Wolfberg Trail
    7km (orange markers)
  • Kliphuis Trail
    21km (green markers)
  • Lot’s Wife Trail
    27km (blue markers)
  • Maltese Cross Trail
    30km (red markers)

Permits from the office at Dwarsrivier

NUWERUST

  • Klippiesdal
    4km (permit)
  • Wupperthal
    80km (no permit)
  • Langkloof
    40km (no permit)

Permits from the office at Nuwerust

MOUNT CEDER

  • Olive Grove
    10km
    A cycle route suitable for the whole family. The route meanders with ups and downs through the olive groves taking in rocky and sandy terrain.

Permits from the office at Mount Ceder

Accommodation

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Cederberg Park Kromrivier

Kromrivier, situated in the central Cederberg offers self-catering accommodation or DB&B; luxury campsites with individual ablution facilities and power points as well as campsites without power points.

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Cederberg Backpackers Oasis

Backpacker and Biker accommodation where you can eat, drink and sleep. Information on the area we share with hand drawn maps.

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Activities

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Overnight Hikes

The available huts on trails serve as shelters only and do not have beds. Hikers can sleep under the stars or in caves or carry a tent.

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Conservation projects

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Biodiversity & Wine Initiative

The Biodiversity & Wine Initiative is a partnership between the South African wine industry and the conservation sector.

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Waste Management Strategy

The Cederberg Conservancy does not have the benefit of municipal waste removal services.

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Cedar Restoration

The Cederberg Conservancy are the proud custodians of the Clanwilliam cedar tree (Widdringtonia cedarbergensis).

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Stewardship

Stewardship refers to the wise use, management and protection of that which has been entrusted to us.

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About Cederberg Conservancy

  • The Cederberg Conservancy was constituted in 1997 as a voluntary agreement between landowners to manage the environment in a sustainable manner. It consolidates 22 properties in the central Cederberg as one of the core corridors of the Greater Cederberg Biodiversity Corridor and it is active through quarterly meetings and awareness days.

    Visitors to the area can engage in bird watching or easy hikes to the Stadsaal cave and Elephant rock art. For the more adventurous visitor the Conservancy offers Mountain bike trails or overnight hiking trials that vary from one to five nights, depending on your level of fitness and ability.